George Ngoha (Africa Lead), and county participants during roundtable discussions at the Innovations and Learning Forum. Photo Credit: Africa Lead / Victor Oloo Devolution – the delegation of power from the […]
Promoting the inclusiveness of youth and women in the advancement of agriculture transformation and building on its existing leadership training program, Africa Lead organized an entrepreneurship and agribusiness development Training […]
Key stakeholders in Ghana’s livestock and animal production sector breathed a huge sigh of relief in September when the Cabinet of Ghana approved the Ghana Livestock Development Policy and Strategy Document, which will officially launch in Accra on November 9.
Dr. Andrew Tuimur, The Principal Secrtary The State Department of Livestock speaks during the launch of the Strategic Plan 2016-2021. For years, Kenyan non-state actors (NSAs) in the agriculture sector […]
Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries Hon. Willy Bett highlighted in a follow-up op-ed titled Kenya’s Agriculture Sector Ready for Increased Investments, expressing why the meeting was a pivotal step in following through on the commitments Kenya had made to CAADP, as well as to the continental campaign led by NEPAD, AU, AGRA and AfDB to “Seize the Moment” and drive economic growth through the agriculture sector, reduce food imports, and enhance food security across the continent.
With the release of Africa Lead’s Year Three Annual Report, we are looking back at 2016 to share some of the key lessons learnt from Feed the Future’s capacity building program for food security. The Annual Report covers the program activities from October 2015 through September 2016.
When Alex Gitonga graduated from Nairobi University with a degree in Food Science and Technology, he struggled to find a meaningful way to use his education. It wasn’t until he participated in Africa Lead’s agricultural leadership training, “Champions for Change” in 2010 that he’d find the right direction. Little did he know at the time, it would be his of love of milk that would help shape his future.
Africa Lead is Feed the Future’s primary capacity building program in sub Saharan Africa. Feed the Future (FTF) is the U.S. Government’s global hunger and food security initiative.
The program works to help realize FTF's and the African Union’s Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Program (CAADP) goals of reduced hunger and poverty by building the capacity of champions, institutions and stakeholders to develop, lead and manage the structures needed for African-led agriculture transformation.
Africa Lead is working across sub-Saharan Africa, with offices and staff across West Africa, East, and Southern Africa. Africa Lead II's US office is based in Bethesda, MD, USA.
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East & Southern Africa Regional Office
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